WORLD’S MOST POPULAR PC GAME NOW SUPPORTED BY RAZER ARENA; LARGEST PRIZE POOL FOR LOL AMATEUR LEAGUE ANNOUNCED
Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers and a pioneering supporter of eSports, today announced that Razer Arena now supports League of Legends, the most popular PC game in the world. Razer Arena allows players of any skill level – casual, competitive amateur or professional – to easily create, manage, compete or otherwise follow custom created League of Legends tournaments worldwide.
Razer Arena opens-up organization tools to the public that were previously reserved for select organizers. The program can distinguish Authorized Tournament Organizers from Normal Users, affording broader license to users whose requests for upgraded status are approved via a simple application process. The criteria for Authorized status is based upon a user’s established history of success using Razer Arena.
To further the existing support for the League of Legends amateur scene, Razer is additionally sponsoring tournaments with $US50,000 scheduled to be paid-out in Q1 2016, making it the largest amateur league prize pool to-date.
“League of Legends is the most popular PC game today, with an unparalleled amount of interest in competitive play,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “We were one of the first supporters of League of Legends eSports teams, and we’re excited to offer Razer Arena to aspiring amateurs and professionals alike.”
League of Legends on Razer Arena complements the existing Razer Comms League of Legends Scouter feature that provides information about opposing teams at every match start, both of which are available in most regions worldwide. The integration is going be available on all Riot-Servers bringing it to gamers everywhere except China and Southeast Asia.
Razer Arena Features for Normal Users and Authorized Organizers
|Normal Users||Authorized Organizers|
|Tournament Visibility||Private (Friends & Invite)||Public|
|Formats Available||Single Elimination||Round Robin, Swiss, Single & Double Elimination|
|Max Players per competition||16||64|
|Eligible for tournament prize sponsorships||No||Yes|
|Region||Own Region only||Global|
|Authorized Organizer Title||No||Yes|
To find out more, interested parties may go to www.razerzone.com/arena/authorized-organizers/.
To find out more about Razer Arena, interested parties may go to www.razerzone.com/arena/.
Razer™ is a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers.
Razer is transforming the way people play games, engage with other gamers and identify with the gamer lifestyle. Having won the coveted “Best of CES” award consecutively for four years, the company’s leadership in product innovation continues to create new categories for the gaming community that is estimated to have over 1 billion gamers worldwide.
Razer’s award-winning design and technology include an array of user interface and systems devices, voice-over IP for gamers and a cloud platform for customizing and enhancing gaming devices.
Founded in 2005, Razer is backed by IDG-Accel and Heliconia Capital Management (Heliconia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek. For more information visit http://www.razerzone.com/about-razer.